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Tuna Florentine

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Dash
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Processed gruyere cheese 4 Ounce, shredded (1 packet)
  Tuna 2 Can (20 oz), drained, flaked
  Frozen spinach 20 Ounce, chopped, thawed, drained (2 packages)
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 6-cup baking dish.

MAKING
2) In a saucepan, melt butter or margarine. Saute the onions till they soften. Add in flour, salt and nutmeg. Stir continuously till the sauce thickens and starts to bubble.
3) Add in the milk. Cook while stirring for 1 minute. Take the saucepan off the flame. Add in shredded cheese and mix till it melts. Mix in the tuna.
4) Arrange the spinach at the bottom of the baking dish. Spread the tuna and cheese mixture over the leaves.
5) Sprinkle bread crumbs and parmesan cheese on top.
6) Bake for 25 minutes or till the top turns golden brown.

SERVING
7) Serve the Tuna Florentine hot out from the oven.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Tuna
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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